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bug #63319: Unknown device type nvme0n1 when probing for hints string

Submitter:  Nathan Lane <canetonvolant>
Submitted:  Sat 05 Nov 2022 06:46:22 AM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  Major
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Hardware-specific
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  2.02
Release:  Reproducibility:  Every Time
Planned Release:  None

Sat 05 Nov 2022 06:51:22 AM UTC, comment #1: 

And I see now I've made a typo and cannot find an edit button. I would not have expected `ub-probe --target=hints_string /boot/EFI/Microsoft/Boot/bootmgfw.efi` to work at all. The command that I used was, instead,`grub-probe --target=hints_string /boot/EFI/Microsoft/Boot/bootmgfw.efi`.

Nathan Lane <canetonvolant>
Sat 05 Nov 2022 06:46:22 AM UTC, original submission:  

While attempting to install a dual-boot Windows 10 / Arch Linux system with a shared EFI partition on an NVME drive in a new PC, I encountered a barrier to creating a Windows entry in GRUB. I was able to run `grub-probe --target=fs_uuid /boot/EFI/Microsoft/Boot/bootmgfw.efi`, and received an output in the expected format for an fs_uuid. I have no reason to believe that fs_uuid is inaccurate. The trouble arose when I ran `ub-probe --target=hints_string /boot/EFI/Microsoft/Boot/bootmgfw.efi`.
Instead of a hints string, I received the error:
`grub-probe: warning: unknown device type nvme0n1.`
I attempted to run the same command a couple more times, and received the same error each time.

This error is also reported in this forum post from 2017.

Operating system information:
Windows 10, Arch Linux (non-Archiso) current as of an -Syu six hours ago (no version number available under rolling update system).

Motherboard: B550M PRO-VDH WIFI MicroATX
Boot drive: Sabrent Rocket 256 GB M.2-2280 PCIe 3.0 X4 NVME
Storage drive: Silicon Power 2TB SATA III SSD (currently empty)
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7 GHz 6-Core
RAM: 2x Crucial Ballistix 8 GB DDR4-3200 CL16
GPU: EAGLE Radeon RX 6600

Nathan Lane <canetonvolant>


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